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2018 CAI Community Association Survey

2018-06-27T23:57:18+00:00 June 27th, 2018|General News, Press Releases|

CAI has released its 2018 survey of community association members. For the seventh time in 13 years, Americans living in homeowners associations and condominiums say they’re overwhelmingly satisfied in their communities. 85% of residents rate their overall community association experience as positive or neutral. 84% say members of their elected governing board “absolutely” or “for the most part” serve the best interests of their communities. 73% say their community managers provide value and support to residents and their associations. 90% say their association’s rules protect and enhance property values or have a neutral effect. Read the following article for more information on homeowner and condominium association statistics. https://www.dropbox.com/s/evl5paibvbplz1x/CAI%202018%20Community%20Association%20Survey.pdf?dl=0

Vikings Crest 2016 – 2018 Refurbishment

2017-05-30T20:14:46+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Accomplishments, General News|

Vikings Crest Owners Association is a Condominium located in Poulsbo, WA with 120 residential units spread over eight buildings. Residents enjoy the use of a Club Houe complete with heated pool, gym, hot tub, kitchen and function/meeting room. Buildings appeared to conventional light framed timber construction with beveled lap sidindg and flat engineered panels. Roofing consisted of multiple layers of asphalt composition shingles. In 2015, a building inspector discovered all of the decks on one building were sloping away from the building. An engineer was consulted who determined..... Click Here to continue reading the full story! VC 2016 Refurbishment Project

Olympian 2017 Asphalt Project

2017-05-30T20:15:51+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Accomplishments, General News|

Olympian is a Condominium located on Bainbridge Island, WA with three residential buildings. The association was incorporated 38 years ago, in 1978. Asphalt was failing, grades were sloped incorrectly, causing water to flood landscaping and thereby increasing the risk of water intrusion into below grade units, and the parking areas did not have a proper ADA space.... Click Here to continue reading the full story! OLY 2017 Asphalt Project

Community Next: 2020 and Beyond

2016-06-22T22:38:40+00:00 June 22nd, 2016|General News, Press Releases|

Check out the CAI page https://www.caionline.org/AboutCommunityAssociations/Pages/CommunityNext.aspx to learn more about the information below:   COMMUNITY NEXT: 2020 AND BEYOND   For more than 40 years, CAI has educated, advocated, published and informed people living and working in common-interest communties. Thanks to those ongoing efforts, we have a strong and valuable understanding of community associations today. But what we do know about the challenges and opportunities that await common-interest communities in the years to come, and what can we do now to minimize uncertainty and elevate our collective ability to manage the future? With that question in mind, CAI embarked on Community Next: 2020 and Beyond, and initiative launched in 2015 to define the future of the community association model. The results of this lengthy initiative are four Community Next reports that represent the best thinking of several dozen CAI leaders and nonmember community association stakeholders. Association Governance Model Community Management External Influences [...]

Olympian 2015 Refurbishment Project

2016-02-26T00:26:53+00:00 February 26th, 2016|Accomplishments, General News|

Olympian is a condominium located on Bainbridge Island, WA with three residential buildings. The roofs were projected to have a few years left before needing to be replaced. A number of leaks developed over the preceding years, causing damage to the interiors of units. Siding was starting to fail, in particular at joints and areas with minimal or no flashings. Flashings were missing in areas as well. Rot was developing at posts and other areas... Click Here to continue reading the full story! OLY 2015 Refurbishment Project

Winslow Park 2013 Refurbishment Project

2016-02-26T00:19:12+00:00 February 26th, 2016|Accomplishments, General News|

Winslow Park is a condominium located on Bainbridge Island, WA with six residential buildings and a rec room. A plan was developed in 2011 to replace the siding on one building each year, and Building 1 had new siding and paint completed this same year. During the course of replacing siding on Building 1, significant rot to this and other buildings was noted, along with surface and underground water collecting in crawl spaces.... Click Here to continue reading the full story! WP 2013 Refurbishment Project

Eagle Harbor Tower Project

2015-09-15T20:12:35+00:00 September 15th, 2015|General News|

Eagle Harbor is a condominium located on Bainbridge Island, WA. Phase 1 is a four floor building constructed in 1978, with two stair towers and a central elevator tower. One stair tower and the elevator tower include storage units. The building main envelope is stucco with a 100% acrylic coating, and the elevator was clay brick. In 2014 a unit owner reported mold in his storage unit located in the North stair tower. Upon investigation, mold was also discovered in the storage units above and below this one. Removal of sheetrock allowed an inspection of the wall cavities and extensive rot was evident.... Click here to continue reading the full story! 2015-09-03 EH Phase 1 Project